Joseph Wilkes, the Entrepreneur
Discover the story of Joseph Wilkes, an early entrepreneur from the Heart of the Forest. Born in Overseal, Wilkes went on to transform Measham from a small mining village to a model settlement of the industrial revolution. For this talk members of Measham Museum will discuss his varied enterprises including coalmining, banking, tramways, textiles, Ashby Canal and his well-known Gob Bricks.
The talk is FREE to attend but capacity is limited. Please book a place by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 01283 551211.
***This event is now fully booked***
Date:07 Nov 2017
Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Address:YHA National Forest
48 Bath Lane